• 🍿 First cinema trip since before COVID. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was… pretty disappointing, really.

  • 🎡 I’ve put some Journey on for the afternoon. Which always makes me think of Scrubs, but there you go.

  • 🎡 I don’t remember hearing this song covered before. I like this a lot: music.apple.com/gb/album/…

  • The haggis is in the oven.

  • 🎡 Yesterday evening, a friend introduced me to the music of Laurel Premo. This is gorgeous: laurelpremo.bandcamp.com/album/gol…

    And happy new year!

  • At 41 years old, when something is delivered and you look at the shipping box and say, β€œThat’s a good box. I should keep that box.”

  • That thing where you open the AWS console and the whole infrastructure is gone and you don’t know what’s happening and you panic and then you realise that for some reason it opened in a different region to the one you’re normally in and actually everything is fine.

  • My son told me I’m playing my music too loud.

    Isn’t it supposed to be me telling him that? I think I must be parenting wrong.

  • πŸ“Ί Cowboy Bepop and Hellbound have both dropped on Netflix, Wheel of Time has hit Prime, and I’ve finally started into the What We Do In The Shadows series. Yet here I am with a life that requires things other than watching all this TV.

  • 🎡 This afternoon I have taken a notion for Pocket Full of Kryptonite music.apple.com/gb/album/…

  • YouTube has started recommending me videos on Dunning-Kruger. I’m a little concerned the algorithm is trying to tell me something.

  • This morning I am listening to Regina Spektor singing No Surprises on repeat. www.youtube.com/watch

  • If you ever hear me say the words, “It should just work,” please give me your most withering look. πŸ–₯

  • I’m not usually all that cynical about signature instruments, and there are some crackers out there. I’m not so sure when the artist is, you know, dead. guitar.com/news/gear…

    See also Gibson’s recent Hendrix models.

  • I am pleased by the new Dune trailer. youtu.be/8g18jFHCL…

  • I don’t know why I’m only discovering Cory Wong now. Some of those live shows on YouTube are πŸ”₯

    See www.youtube.com/watch and www.youtube.com/watch

    Also there’s www.youtube.com/watch 😎

  • It was bound to happen. I just dipped a pen in my mug of tea instead of putting it in my pen mug.

  • Back on the new Greta Van Fleet album this afternoon. That’s the stuff right there.

  • Youngest told me today I should make videos for YouTube of me playing guitar.

    Parenting achievement unlocked?

  • Met a man with a ferret standing outside a coffee shop this afternoon. We are in Yorkshire, after all.

  • When the embargo expires and all the guitarists on YouTube publish their video of the new Fender within moments of each other.

  • It’s Friday and I have tea.

  • YouTube just served up a reminder of why Nuno remains my favourite guitarist: www.youtube.com/watch

  • Four people in this house, today, all either working or schooling from home. And at one point everyone was talking on their own call. It gets loud.

  • Naming things remains hard.

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